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Microsoft: Global Smartphone Adoption Could Push Windows Mobile Sales 50 Percent

Microsoft believes it can grow the market for its Windows Mobile operating system by at least 50 percent in each of the next two years as the market for smartphones explodes globally. The software giant could sell as many as 20 million copies of Windows Mobile during the soon-to-end fiscal year, alm...

Blue Pushes Green With Carbon Offset Modeler

IBM has launched a software tool that will help companies analyze the impact of their supply chains on the environment. IBM's Carbon Tradeoff Modeler will enable companies to manage their carbon footprint by giving them insight into how different decisions along their supply chains affect the enviro...

Microsoft Turns Search on Its Ear With Cash Rebates

In its most aggressive and creative effort yet to challenge Google in search and search advertising, Microsoft has unveiled a plan to give cash rebates to consumers who use its Live Search and end up making online purchases. Live Search cashback essentially shares advertising revenue with end users,...

Microsoft Unveils Sweeping Mobile Advertising Effort

Bidding to grab an early share of the rapidly growing mobile advertising market, Microsoft on Tuesday announced a broad initiative to drive both display and search ads on mobile devices. The software giant will immediately make available display advertising on its Windows Live for mobile platform an...

Napster Wakes Up to a DRM-Free World

In its most direct challenge yet to the dominance of Apple's iTunes Music Store, Napster on Tuesday launched what it says is the largest online MP3 download store, selling some six million tracks. All of the songs offered for download by Napster are free of digital rights management controls, meanin...

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Cartfly: Giving E-Commerce Widgets a Social Spin

When an e-commerce startup talks about upending the business model on which Amazon and eBay and other e-tail giants have built billion-dollar businesses, it's clear it doesn't lack ambition. Still, the founders of Cartfly believe the new face of the Web will eventually create a new way to sell and b...

DOJ Busts Up Global Phishing Ring, Charges 38

Law enforcement authorities in two countries on Monday charged 38 people in the U.S. and Romania with taking part in two different phishing-related fraud schemes that authorities say were tied to organized crime worldwide. The United States Department of Justice and the Prosecutor General of Romania...

AOL Seals Bebo Deal, Plans Social Networking Push

AOL has closed its $850 million acquisition of Bebo, and the portal will use the social network as the basis for a new People Networks business unit. Bebo Chief Executive Officer Joanna Shields will serve as executive vice president of AOL and president of the People Networks division, which will co...

Icahn May Turn Yahoo Board to the Microsoft Side

An unlikely savior could bring Microsoft's failed bid for Yahoo back from the grave. Billionaire investor Carl Icahn may be mulling a proxy battle to replace the Web portal's board with one that's more friendly toward a Microsoft purchase. Icahn has not publicly stated his intentions, but he has acc...

British Agency Shifts Microsoft Antitrust Complaint to EC

A British government agency has complained to the European Commission about the lack of interoperability in some of Microsoft's applications, but regulators are reportedly not opening a new formal inquiry on the complaint. The British Educational Communications and Technology Agency filed the compla...

eBay’s Aussie PayPal-Only Policy Raises Hackles

eBay has changed the payment policy for its Australian site to require all transactions to be completed using its PayPal payment platform, a move that has outraged users Down Under and one that reportedly could lead to more changes around the world. eBay announced last month that it would make the c...

Sprint Loss Doubles as Subscriber Exodus Continues

Sprint Nextel posted results Monday that show the third-largest telecommunications firm continues to struggle amid high rates of customer defection and financial losses of more than a half billion dollars. Released just days after Sprint announced an ambitious plan to partner with Clearwire on a nat...

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Bronto Software: New Age E-Mail Marketing

Bronto is no dinosaur. Founded by former Red Hat executives and launched in 2002, the e-mail marketing software provider has certainly seen its industry and marketplace evolve and change dramatically around it. While questions are often raised about whether e-mail can remain an effective marketing c...

Texas Tax Man May Cometh for Amazon

The state of Texas may be the latest to take a bite out of Amazon's bottom line by assessing sales taxes on past purchases by state residents. Texas tax officials are reviewing the taxable status of Amazon purchases after an inquiry from the Dallas Morning News, which asked why the e-tailer appeared...

House Democrats Dig Up Decades-Old Antitrust Law in New Net Neutrality Fight

The long-running debate over net neutrality took another turn Thursday when two lawmakers introduced a bill that would make it a violation of antitrust law for broadband providers to discriminate against different types of content in routing traffic on their networks. John Conyers Jr., a Democrat fr...

Comcast Considers Pinching Pipes on Broadband Plans

In a move sure to renew debate over how broadband access should be sold, Comcast is reportedly mulling a cap on how much data a customer buying its basic high-speed Internet access package can use each month. Comcast, the No. 2 provider of high-speed Web access in the U.S., would establish a preset ...

Internet Archive Wins David-and-Goliath Privacy Tussle With FBI

The Internet Archive revealed Wednesday that the FBI dropped an effort to secretly obtain information about the online activities of one of the digital library's users. The Archive revealed that it had been served a National Security Letter by the FBI last year about one of its patrons. The San Fran...

Sprint, Clearwire Forge Ahead With Ambitious WiMax Venture

Sprint will merge its broadband wireless operations with WiMax firm Clearwire in a multifaceted deal that will create a US$14.5 billion venture to expand high-speed wireless connectivity across the U.S. The joint venture will seek to bring WiMax-based high-speed Internet access to 140 million people...

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Goldsmith Jewelry: Tapping Into the Blogosphere Treasure Trove

As a small brick-and-mortar jeweler with retail stores in Central Florida, Goldsmith Jewelry may seem like an unlikely potential e-tail star. Goldsmith, however, has had early success by using blogging to drive traffic to its Web site and gain exposure for its fledging Internet store. The company is...

CEOs: Change Will Be Permanent in Future Enterprise

Chief executive officers worldwide believe major change is coming to the global economy and their businesses, according to IBM's biennial study of CEOs. The executives are are also eager to find ways to keep happy consumers who are increasingly information-savvy and who expect the businesses they bu...

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